Intellectual property disputes
Have you seen a competitor selling a product identical to yours?
Is another company trading on your brand reputation?
Having invested significantly in the development of your latest business innovation you need to be watchful when it enters the open market. Unfortunately, there are unscrupulous companies who seek to copy or piggy-back on your ideas and the problem is growing with the easy exchange of information via the internet.
We advise on a wide range of intellectual property disputes, including:
- Copyright infringement
- Misuse of confidential information such as a customer database
- Infringement of design rights
- Passing off
- Trade libel
- Infringement of trademarks.
When your intellectual property assets are at risk of being infringed or misappropriated, the dispute resolution solicitors at Myers & Co can advise you on the most appropriate course of action ranging from informal negotiations to litigation. If necessary we can apply for an interim injunction to safeguard your rights pending a final decision.
Based in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, our specialist team has helped a wide range of businesses to protect and exploit their intellectual property. For further advice contact our director of commercial law or call Myers & Co on 01782 577000.
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